Early George VI silver enamel compact. Sterling silver naval sweetheart ladies compact with guilloche enamel to the lid. Fully hallmarked on the inside for Birmingham assay c1939 and made by John William Barrett. A few minor dinks to the bottom and shallow scratches to the lid, the mirror is in near perfect condition and closes tight. Measures approximately 65mm in diameter.
The early George VI silver enamel compact is an exquisite example of vintage workmanship. The compact has an assay mark for Birmingham 1939 and is the work of John William Barrett and features a beautiful blue enamel insert on the lid with a silver crown/ship motif adorning the centre. This fabulous item would make a great gift idea for one lucky person. To care for the early George VI silver enamel compact we suggest an occasional light polish with a soft cloth.